Maharashtra Information Technology Corporation Ltd. (MahaIT) has been set up as an independent government corporation wholly owned by the State government of Maharashtra vide Government Resolution no. DIT – 1716 / C. No. 286/39, dated 9 August 2016. It is registered under Company Act, 2013 on 6 October 2016. MahaIT is contemplated to act as the nodal agency of Government of Maharashtra to bolster efficient and effective implementation of ICT initiatives and to establish a robust e-Governance eco-system framework.
Provide advice to the State Government of Maharashtra on various matters like devising and implementing strategies, policies, guidelines, processes to develop 'Smart Cities', ‘Digital Villages’, 'Bharatnet', 'Digital India', ‘Cyber Security’, ‘Health Management’ and similar projects under the respective programs initiated by the Government of India. To provide end-to-end ICT solutions to address technological requirements of development programmes undertaken in Maharashtra State from planning to procurement, to sourcing funds, to conduct design & development, to implement e-governance & ICT initiatives.
Facilitate innovation in technology and service delivery through industrial partnership and collaboration; and to act as incubator for pilot projects involving break-through concepts in the area of public services delivery and government administration. Develop a Centre of Excellence for researching, developing and implementing solutions involving innovative technology.
Provide strategic advisory to Government department/agencies/urban local bodies in the design and implementation of e-governance and other ICT based smart city solutions. Provide technical assistance, procurement services and programme management support in execution of ICT projects in Maharashtra. Ensure coordination and consultation between all key stakeholders, and members of the governance committees on a continued. Facilitate and help organise workshops and discussion meetings between MahaIT, MeitY, DIT, other state line departments/agencies, System Integrators/OEM vendors, consultants, other stakeholders etc.